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Memorial Day Ceremony

May 30, 2016

White Rose Cemetery held a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday morning at the cemetery gazebo.  The ceremony featured an Invocation from Representative Earl Sears, the Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem by American Heritage Girls Troop 1776, a poetry reading by Kim Inman, a wreath presenta ... read more »

Alcohol Contribues to Washington County Mishap

May 28, 2016

Alcohol consumption lead to an injury accident a Washington County road 3 miles south and 5 miles east of Copan Friday night.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 63 year-old Lonnie Plisek of Dewey was driving a Chevy Trailblazer westbound on county road 1000.  A Dodge Ram, driven by 18 ... read more »

Several Agreements to Washington County Agenda

May 29, 2016

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will take action on a cooperative agreement with the Wildlife Services Division of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry Tuesday morning.  The agenda for the meeting also calls for the board to vote on a Notice to Proceed, Pro ... read more »

Commissioners To Meet Tuesday Morning

May 29, 2016

Several items are on tap for Tuesday's Nowata County Commissioners meeting.  According to the agenda, the commissioners will take action on an USDA Wildlife Service Renewal Contract for 2016-2017 and will vote on a 2016-2017 Workman's Compensation Insurance Renewal Quote.  The c ... read more »

Dewey Family Loses Belongings in Fire

May 28, 2016

A Dewey family lost all of its belongings in a house fire on Friday. The Joe and Chelsea Bennet family had no renters insurance, so they need everything from furniture, bedding, clothing, household items, and more.  A GO FUND ME account has been set up to help raise money to buy items that a ... read more »

Seven Year-Old Donates to Police Department

May 28, 2016

Seven-year-old entrepreneur Koby Pierce is doing his part to help fund the Bartlesville Police Department’s K-9 program.  Pierce donated 10 percent of the profit made from his gumball machine to the Bartlesville Police Department on Thursday.  The machine is located in the Paint ... read more »

White Rose Cemetery to Observe Memorial Day

May 27, 2016

The City of Bartlesville will observe Memorial Day on Monday.  Members of The American Legion Post 105, the American Heritage Association, the Blue Star Mothers and the Patriot Guard Riders will join local elected officials at White Rose Cemetery for the observance at 9 o'clock. Memo ... read more »

Bartlesville Class of 2016 Receives Diplomas

May 27, 2016

370 Bartlesville High School students donned caps and gowns Friday night and graduated as the Class of 2016.  School officials had an eye to the weather and started commencement about 15 minutes early and by the time the graduates turned their tassels there were reports of thunderstorms in c ... read more »

Pawhuska High School Graduation

May 27, 2016

49 Pawhuska students received their high school degrees Friday evening at High School Fieldhouse.  A packed arena witnessed the event.  Valedictorian Karissa Hughes presented her thoughts about moving on in life. You can hear the re-broadcast of the graduation this morning at 9 o&# ... read more »

Robert Bates Attorney Receives Regretful Letter

May 27, 2016

An attorney for a former Oklahoma reserve deputy convicted of second-degree murder in the death of an unarmed man has submitted a letter from a juror who expressed regret.      The Tulsa World reports that Robert Bates' attorney filed letters of support Friday. They i ... read more »

State House Passes Budget and Adjourns

May 27, 2016

 The Oklahoma House has passed and sent to the governor a $6.8 billion budget for the upcoming year, the last major piece of legislation in the 2016 Oklahoma Legislature. The House voted 52-45 Friday for a general appropriations bill for the fiscal year that begins July 1.  House Appr ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Donation

May 27, 2016

The Cherokee Nation donated $195,000 to eight northeast Boys & Girls Clubs on Thursday. Among the eight benefactors, Bartlesville has the third largest enrollment. The Cherokee Nation donated   $21, 908.66 to the Bartlesville organization. Tribal Council Speaker Joe Byrd says the Boys &a ... read more »

Crawford Make Second Court Appearance

May 27, 2016

A Bartlesville man made his second court appearance this week facing three charges.  28-year old Erin Samuel Crawford is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, and tapering with a security camera.  Bartlesville police served a search warrant at a home i ... read more »

Virden Preliminary Hearing Set

May 27, 2016

A Bartlesville man who is accused of leading Bartlesville police officers on a high speed chase last month, has a preliminary hearing scheduled for June 9th.  39-year old Arthur Chad Virden is charged with eluding, running of road block, knowingly withholding stolen property, knowingly conce ... read more »

EOI Elimination

May 27, 2016

The Oklahoma Senate has given the approval to pass a bill that will remove end of instruction exams in Oklahoma public schools. Senate Education Chair, and State Senator, John Ford presented the bill on Wednesday. Ford says the bill will save more than just money for public schools. The bill ... read more »